The Japan Fair Trade Commission ("JFTC") published the Report on the Actual Status of Consumer e-Commerce Transactions (the "Report") on January 29, 2019. The rapid expansion of consumer e-commerce in Japan in recent years has promoted competition in the retail market, but at the same time, it has also raised concerns that the availability of information and the transparency of competitors' actions have rendered it easier for anticompetitive behaviors to be carried out. In this context, the Report aims to illustrate the results of the JFTC's investigation of the actual status of consumer e-commerce. The investigation was conducted from January to November 2018 by way of questionnaires and hearings from retailers, manufacturers, online mall operators and
Access to this article is restricted to subscribers
Already Subscribed? Sign-in
Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.
Read one article for free
Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.